Mitigating risk on intestacy: distribution examples and complex case studies

Title Research

When someone dies without a will, it adds additional stress at a time that is already difficult. Legal professionals may come across complexities and delays when dealing with an intestate estate, but there are steps that can be taken to make the process run more smoothly for you and your clients. Title Research’s new blog […]

Institute of Legacy Management announces 2022 annual conference

The Institute of Legacy Management has announced details of its Annual Conference in association with Bates Wells on 6 May 2022. The conference will include the usual topical mix of news, views and discussion, in addition to all-important networking and reconnecting opportunities. Conference headline sponsor Bates Wells will hold a session on the Charities Act, […]

Why wills are more important when a child is vulnerable or has a disability

Why wills are more important when a child is vulnerable or has a disability

Making a Will often gets put on the “to do” list and, although people know they should prioritise them, they are often only thought about once something has happened to a friend or family member. Not making a Will often causes problems for families as, without a Will, the intestacy provisions apply and these don’t […]

Exizent are raising the stakes to support legal services dealing with probate


Exizent’s Customer Success team has been handpicked as the best in the industry. They have a true passion for improving the way everyone experiences bereavement and are responsible for delivering the best possible service and support to Exizent’s customers. Whether through training or review calls, collaborating with the Exizent team on new projects or writing […]

Government unveils plans to expand legal aid eligibility

Government unveils plans to expand legal aid eligibility

A consultation on the legal aid means test was launched by the UK government earlier this week (15 March). The Law Society of England and Wales has welcomed the proposals to expand legal aid eligibility, stating that they are “a substantial step in the right direction”. The changes to the legal aid means test will […]

CTT Group: estate planning foundation course – part one

CTT Group

If your business has taken a hit thanks to the global pandemic changing client priorities, why not expand your offerings? Instead of cost-cutting, adding additional services can generate new revenue streams and future proof your practice. Estate planning has thrived throughout the last year, with some firms reporting a four-fold increase in enquiries and instructions, […]

Nicholas joins Tower Street Finance in a brand new role

Tower Street Finance

We are still expanding the business for growth and have a new role – head of broker – which Nicolas Partington has just been appointed to. He comes from a background in financial services, so it was a very natural move for him when he left education to move into this area of work. Nicholas […]

How to grow a law firm: meeting client needs with legaltech


Join this free Clio webinar to learn how embracing technology can lead to a better client experience, helping you to grow your law firm. Embracing technological advances does not mean you become less human. In fact, the exact opposite is true—with the right tools, you can be truly empathetic and responsive to your clients’ needs. […]